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Lightning top Avalanche

Jan 18, 2015

Lightning top Avalanche

The Tampa Bay Lightning didn’t have much time to dwell on giving up the tying goal late in the third period. Ryan Callahan scored in regulation and got the decisive goal in the shootout to lift Tampa Bay to a 3-2 victory over the ...

Jan 18, 2015

Kings retire Blake's No. 4 jersey

The Los Angeles Kings retired Rob Blake’s No. 4 jersey on Saturday night, honoring the Hockey Hall of Fame defenseman who delivered huge hits and scored big goals on their blue line for parts of 14 seasons. The Kings recognized Blake during a ceremony ...

Okposo scores four goals to lead Isles past Penguins

Jan 17, 2015

Okposo scores four goals to lead Isles past Penguins

Kyle Okposo called former Islanders star Bryan Trottier a mentor. He made his teacher proud on a night New York’s career-leading scorer was honored on Long Island. Okposo scored three of his career-high four goals in a wild third period, and the Islanders rallied ...

Wild thrash listless Sabres

Jan 16, 2015

Wild thrash listless Sabres

Goalie Devan Dubnyk had such an easy time in his Minnesota Wild debut Thursday night, he barely worked up a sweat. When teammate Matt Cooke tossed him a towel in the locker room following a 7-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres, Dubnyk tossed it ...

Power play lifts Devils past Kings

Jan 15, 2015

Power play lifts Devils past Kings

Steve Bernier netted his first two power-play goals of the season, and the New Jersey Devils scored three times during a 68-second span of the second period in a 5-3 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday. Martin Havlat, Michael Cammalleri and Michael ...

Islanders cool Rangers hype

Jan 14, 2015

Islanders cool Rangers hype

All the accolades and platitudes the New York Rangers received during their recent three-game California sweep were quickly transferred to the rival New York Islanders, who dismantled the Broadway Blueshirts upon their return to Madison Square Garden. Undaunted and unfazed by the positive press ...

Ovechkin sets record as Caps win

Jan 13, 2015

Ovechkin sets record as Caps win

Alex Ovechkin has made a career out of scoring crucial goals for the Washington Capitals, and he did once more Monday. Ovechkin scored a tiebreaking power-play goal late in the second period to help the Washington Capitals beat the Colorado Avalanche 2-1. “I was ...

Evergreen Hossa leads Blackhawks past Wild

Jan 12, 2015

Evergreen Hossa leads Blackhawks past Wild

Playing on the eve of his 36th birthday, Marian Hossa looked like a much younger forward. Just call it his usual solid performance. Hossa, Bryan Bickell and Brad Richards each had a goal and an assist, leading the Chicago Blackhawks to a 4-1 victory ...

Crosby one-timer sinks Habs in OT

Jan 11, 2015

Crosby one-timer sinks Habs in OT

Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins needed just one mistake by the Montreal Canadiens to come away with a victory. Crosby scored a power-play goal 3:41 into overtime, lifting the Penguins over the Canadiens 2-1 on Saturday night. Evgeni Malkin also scored for the ...

Tavares goal leads Isles past Devils

Jan 10, 2015

Tavares goal leads Isles past Devils

John Tavares was good and lucky, and that was just what the New York Islanders needed to beat the New Jersey Devils. Tavares forced overtime with a somewhat lucky goal moments after a power play expired, and then scored a magnificent unassisted winner with ...

Goal surge propels Blues

Jan 9, 2015

Goal surge propels Blues

T.J. Oshie hasn’t seen anything like this before in his seven seasons with the St. Louis Blues. Oshie and the Blues continued their blistering scoring binge against the visiting San Jose Sharks with seven players scoring goals in a 7-2 win on Thursday night. ...

Jan 9, 2015

Ex-North Star J.P. Parise dead at 73

J.P. Parise, a Minnesota North Stars standout who helped Canada beat the Soviet Union in the landmark Summit Series in 1972, has died. He was 73. Parise died Wednesday night at his home in suburban Prior Lake, the Parise family said Thursday in a ...